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Linksys SD208 8-port switch

I need to open the case and get to the PCB... i need to do some testing and fix the unit. i need to know how to open the case please...

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You have to lay it on his back and pull a screwdriver under the dark front plastic and click it off by turning and then the above metal part.

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Look around the back u see some waranty label take it of then u should find the srew thats holding it. but i dont think theres any servisable parts inside for a beginner to handle.

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jpmchugh, I know this response might come to you a bit late, but none the less it might help others who have this issue. I had exactly the same problem until recently, and looks like I found the solution (at least for me). So I thought I'd share it here, since I have not seen a real solution on the various forums I've visited through.

The one common thing I've noted when searching on this and other forums re the 8 bottom blinking lights and then the top right blinking light, repeating over and over again was about a power surge / storm etc.

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The only kicker was that the replacement power supply cost me around (AUD) $39.95, cause it's one of those fancy multi volt ones. If you can find one that is fixed at 7.5v it might be a cheaper option

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